Border

border fence line that runs through Arizona and Mexico
Four months ago, the Trump Administration announced a hardening of immigration law enforcement that seeks to punish people who try even one time to cross the border illegally. It’s a return to one of the most severe forms of deterring immigrants from making that crossing.
August 18, 2017
U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer said in opening remarks that NAFTA "has failed" Americans as a result of trade deficits. Some clash with that view, while others partially agree.
August 16, 2017
Business leaders are bracing ahead of the trade negotiations beginning Wednesday between the U.S. and its North American neighbors.
August 15, 2017
Electricity companies in Arizona and in Mexico are planning a project to run power back and forth across the border.
August 15, 2017
The country’s largest immigration agency spent millions of taxpayer dollars administering lie detector tests to applicants who had already admitted to committing crimes and did not qualify to become law enforcement officers.
August 12, 2017
A Texas business alliance supported by the Mexican government is lobbying to protect its interests at the free trade agreement negotiations, and they hope states like Arizona will follow their lead.
August 10, 2017
Soccer legend Rafa Márquez and ‘banda’ music singer Julión Álvarez are accused of supporting the network of a drug kingpin.
August 09, 2017
An immigrant rights group charged that most complaints of abuse made against U.S.Border Patrol agents go unpunished. The Border Patrol's Tucson, Rio Grande and Laredo sectors carried the highest number of complaints against agents.
August 02, 2017
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The Trump administration announced plans Tuesday morning to lift environmental restrictions for land along a section of the U.S.-Mexico border in order to begin building a new segment of wall.
August 01, 2017
The House of Representatives voted largely along party lines to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border on Thursday. It’s the first step to shoring up a cornerstone of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign pledge.
July 27, 2017

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